An examination and evaluation of YTU library and documentation building in terms of building biology

Balanli A., OZTURK A., Karabiber Z., Unver R., Gedik G., Yavuz G., ...More

BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, vol.41, no.8, pp.1079-1098, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2005.05.019
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1079-1098
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The physical and social characteristics of internal and external environments of the YTU Library Building were examined and the results were compared with the required levels and standards. Negative characteristics which may cause health problems on temporary and permanent users were determined, and potential health risks due to those characteristics were identified. (C) 2005 Published by Elsevier Ltd.